Pierre Manning is professional photographer blessed with rare aesthetic flair based in Montreal, Canada. Time and again over the last fifteen years, he has shown his consummate skill in mixing the right ingredients for a successful shot. He has a singular touch when it comes to creating atmospheres and bringing out beauty with simplicity.
Manning succeeds in capturing raw emotion without pretension. His refined imagery, invariably stamped with his distinctive style, provides a penetrating look at his subject matter. Manning’s talents extend across the board from fashion to portraiture, advertising, corporate, thematic and artistic photography. Credited with an impressive array of campaigns for key accounts with Montreal agencies, he displays a remarkable range of artistic approaches in visually branding such organizations as Des jardins, loto-Québec, visa, elle Québec, tristan, hydro-Québec, Air Canada, Volkswagen, Tourisme Québec, the Canadian national railway, The national bank, Canada Post, bell, Astral Media, Molson, The royal canadian Mint, the Montreal Museum of fine Arts and Chusainte-Justine.
Known in particular for his mastery of lighting, Manning is a seasoned, no-nonsense organizer who instils a unique sense of team spirit in his collaborators — a major asset when it comes to getting the best results. to him, photography is never an individual task, but a group undertaking that hinges on the pooling of talents and techniques. Working much like a conductor, Manning is a passionate person whose command of his trade is just as impressive as his composure and spontaneity. throughout his colourful track record, he has consistently produced fi nal prints of outstanding style and originality, making it seem as natural as breathing.
Always on top of the latest trends, Manning is deeply invested in developing new textures and unearthing new approaches. he has currently broadened his practice to include digital video and Web-based projects, with an eye to staying abreast of market trends. As a shoot studio associate photographer, Manning now has time to explore a more personal artistic process while helping tend to the company’s growth. This seasoned producer supervises shoot’s day-to-day operations, using his considerable experience to benefi t each photo project. he also applies his enviable understanding of the market to shoot studio’s brand development activities.